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14.06.2017

Barcelona, 14 June 2017. A total of 30 Catalan companies and organizations are going to be at the BIO International Convention this year. The top partnering fair for the biomedical sector will be held this year from 19 to 22 June at the San Diego Convention Center (California, United States). The Catalan delegation, coordinated by Biocat, is made of up eight biotechnology firms working in therapies and diagnostics, seven devoted to research and development services, six pharmaceutical corporations, one professional...

29.05.2017

Barcelona, 29 May 2017.- After three completed editions and a fourth underway, the Moebio talent development and entrepreneurialism initiative, with its flagship program Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona), is world renowned. The program has been ranked among the best in the world on prestigious rankings like Tech.EU and Health Startup, which...

16.03.2017

Barcelona, 16 March 2017.- For the third time, Barcelona will be hosting BIO-Europe Spring from 20 to 22 March. The spring edition of the most important partnering congress held in Europe for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry is returning to the city after the success of the editions held here in 2010 and 2013. It is doing so with unprecedented numbers: 110 companies and entities and 195 delegates from the BioRegion have registered so far, twice as many as the previous year.

"The record number of our companies participating in this edition reaffirms...

19.12.2016

Barcelona, 19 December 2016.- Catalan medical device company usMIMA has been selected by the European Union to receive €1.14 millions in funding through the Horizon 2020 program. The company was created out of d·HEALTH Barcelona - the University of Barcelona master’s degree promoted by Biocat to train health entrepreneurs– and is marketing MOWOOT, a...

03.06.2016

Barcelona, 3 June 2016.- A chip that, when stuck to a mother's breast, can measure the amount of milk a baby drinks; a belt that simulates abdominal massage to relieve chronic constipation in patients with spinal injuries; devices to combat fecal or urinary incontinence; or a channel for doctors to follow the contractions of a pregnant woman remotely: these are just some of the medical technology projects being led by former fellows of d·HEALTH Barcelona...

01.06.2016

Barcelona, 1 June 2016.- A total of 42 Catalan companies and organizations (5 more than last year) will be participating in BIO Convention 2016, the top global biotechnology fair, held this year in San Francisco (United States) from 6 to 9 June. The Catalan delegation, coordinated by Biocat, makes up more than half of all of the Spanish companies participating in the fair, with 7 pharmaceutical corporations, 23 biotechnology firms, 3 service companies and 8 organizations.

The Catalan delegation features...